Hastings Battleaxe marks the end of summer

It is October now. I’ve declared it the end of summer, and worn tights for the first time.  The weather has been wonderful, but has now changed – it is wetter, and of course darker…

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Two bright days – vintage fair at the De La Warr, dazzling sun at Winchelsea Beach

After an exhausting day on Saturday at the WI Bazaar, Battleaxe enjoyed some chill-out time in two brief bursts of good weather. The Bazaar went well – it is a wonderful thing to see so…

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Piano recital at Fairlight Hall, Bridget Riley at the de la Warr

Beautiful sun this week – the one wet day was Sunday, when we were supposed to go to Fairlight Hall for the Hastings Piano Concerto Competition winner’s recital. It absolutely poured down in the morning.…

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Jerwood and De La Warr exhibitions, the Hastings fountain – but what is art?

A new exhibition at the Jerwood, another at the De La Warr, and our restored fountain – lots of  things to see!      At the Jerwood, ‘Drawn Together: Artist as Selector’ shows work from people…

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Wild Garlic in Alexandra Park, King Lear and Great Dixter

Just had a busy few days.      Our friend Bill from Birmingham came to stay. Among other things we did the long walk from here, across the West Hill, down through Alexandra Park, up to…

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